Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 30 of 150)

    • Assertion (A): The growth of the new functions of the State has made much of Dicey's analysis of the rule of law irrelevant.
    • Reason (R): The growth of delegated powers has made the administrative departments considerably immune from the control or criticism of the court of law.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The concept of political equality results in majoritarianism which is unfair though practical.
    • Reason (R): Human beings are neither socially nor economillly equal.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The original plan in the Draft Constitution concerning Governors was to have elected Governors. This was replaced by the method of appointment of the Governors by the President.
    • Reason (R): The method of appointment of the state executive by the Federal executive is in consonance with the federal system as it obtains in the USA and Australia.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Article 1 of the Constitution of India describes India as Union of States rather than a federal State.
    • Reason (R): Indian federation is not the result of an agreement by the units; and the component units have no freedom to secede from it.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  1. Dual federalism implies that.

    1. National and State Governments retain separate spheres of action

    2. National and State Governments are interdependent

    3. National and State Governments are expected to collaborate in pursuit of the interest of the public

    4. National and State Governments have the same function

  2. According to Weber, the modern bureaucracy is based on which of the following basis of authority?

    1. Charismatic

    2. Traditional

    3. Legal-rational

    4. Popular

  3. According to Herbert Morrisom, Bureaucracy is the

    1. Price of dictatorship

    2. Price of parliamentary democracy

    3. Price of federalism

  4. Which one of the following is the main function of the Central vigilance commission of India?

    1. To keep watch on the investigating agencies in the country

    2. To expedite the disposal of criminal cases pending in the courts

    3. To scrutinize the utilization of developmental funds sanctioned by the Government

    4. To inquire or cause an inquiry of alleged offence of a public servant

  5. Match List I (Leaders) with List II (Movements) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. S A Dabge

    2. A K Gopalan

    3. Charu Mazumdar

    4. Godavari Parulekar

    1. Peasant movement

    2. Working class movement

    3. Armed revolution

    4. Tribal movement

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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  6. Which one of the following social movements is driven more by identity concerns rather than the ideological concerns?

    1. Narmada movement

    2. Farmers movement in Karnataka against the MNC

    3. Sub-caste reservation movements among the Scheduled Castes

    4. Anti-liquor shop campaign in Andhra

    Pradesh

  7. Match List I (Movements) with List II (Issues) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Panthers

    2. Chipko

    3. Jharkhand

    4. Tebhaga

    1. Agrarian relations

    2. Environ mental

    3. Exploitation and discrimination

    4. Statehood

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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  8. In the eyes of a radical feminist, gender equality can be achieved through

    1. Gradual reform

    2. Getting more women elected in legislatures

    3. Challenging patriarchy

    4. Class struggle

  9. Which one of the following is the most important advantage provided by the two-party system vis-a-vis multi patty system?

    1. Discipline in the party can he imposed

    2. Political activities become more transparent before the media

    3. The system gives a stable government 11 of 13

    4. Election expenditure incurred by the parties in the elections gets reduced

  10. Which one of the following is not a peasant movement

    1. Kheda Movement

    2. Tabligh movement

    3. Telengana movement

    4. Tebhaga movement

  11. Which one of the following nongovernmental organizations is exclusively involved in human rights advocacy?

    1. Oxfam

    2. Ford foundation

    3. Amnesty International

    4. Caritas